United Lutheran Church Executive Board

Council President: Gretchen Kindseth, ph: 218-287-1498

President-elect: Jim Bollman, Jr., ph: 701-775-4279

Treasurer: Sarah C., ph: 701-775-4279

Everything that happens at United Lutheran happens through a Ministry. A Ministry is a group of people elected by the

congregation who coordinate and carry out activities and programs within their particular area of service.

The chairperson of each ministry also serves as a member of the United Lutheran Church Council.

Fellowship Ministry

Nikki Blilie


ph: 701-739-2992

Fellowship Ministry is responsible for developing and promoting fellowship opportunities among the members of United Lutheran Church and the community at large.

Financial Resources Ministry

Ross Hammer


ph: 701-775-4279

Financial Resources Ministry oversees all financial operations of the congregation. They advise the council on financial matters, put together an annual budget, and oversee stewardship.

Invitation Ministry

Kim Strom


ph: 701-317-2332

Invitation Ministry encourages and organizes worship opportunities, encourages and integrates new members and develops publicity.

Outreach and Wellness Ministry

Janiel Bollman


ph: 701-775-4279

Outreach and Wellness Ministry communicates and promotes activities by the congregation regarding social concerns. They also oversee the mission budget of the congregation.

Physical Property Ministry

Donna Pearson


ph: 701-330-7759

Property Ministry cares for our building and church grounds.

Search & Nominating Ministry




Search and Nominating Ministry seeks out persons willing to serve as offices and on ministries of the congregation by helping to identify the gifts and talents of members.

Spiritual Formation Ministry

Lori Marshall


ph: 701-740-1258

Spiritual Formation Ministry seeks to equip the members of ULC to know, tell, and be the story of Jesus Christ.

Staff Support Ministry

Tootsie Gasparini


ph: 218-779-3834

Staff Support Ministry is responsible for the appointment and supervision of the salaried and lay workers. It develops and recommends personnel policies to the church council and serves as liaison between church staff and congregation.

Youth & Family Ministry

Ann Herbeck


ph: 218-791-9207

Youth and Family Ministry develops programs for and promotes participation or youth and families in the activities of the congregation.